October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Common Sources of Dental Anxiety

Leading up to or during a dental appointment, do you ever feel nervous, or even anxious? You may be experiencing dental anxiety or dental phobia. If you are experiencing dental anxiety, you are not alone. People can develop dental anxiety or phobia for a variety of reasons. Dr. and our team have found that there… Read more »

Sleep Apnea and Its Basic Facts

The prominent characteristic of sleep apnea is irregular breathing patterns that happen while a patient is sleeping. We invite you to review some basic facts about sleep apnea so that you can seek proper treatment if needed: – Central and obstructive sleep apnea are the two main kinds of this condition. During a state of… Read more »

Your Toothbrush Questions Answered

You know that a toothbrush is an integral part of your dental hygiene routine. However, there are many facts about the toothbrush that you are probably not aware of. Continue reading to learn some fun and helpful facts! How long has the toothbrush been around? The toothbrush has existed, in various forms, for 5,000 years…. Read more »

Use Our Tips to Have a Smile-Healthy Spring Break

As you enjoy your spring break, it’s very important to keep your smile in mind. Many people forget to care for their teeth and gums while they are on vacation, but our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to avoid doing so. In fact, encourages you to do everything you can to have a smile-healthy spring… Read more »

The Reasons Why Flossing Is Important

Did you know dental floss is important to your oral health? Flossing is a key step in maintaining excellent oral health care. That is why Dr. , our dentist, is here to explain the many reasons why flossing is important to your care. The American Dental Association, also known as the ADA, has officially recommended… Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Cavity Prevention

Ideally, cavities can be prevented with healthy foods and drinks, proper oral hygiene, and the avoidance of unhealthy lifestyle habits. Because cavities arise due to holes in your tooth enamel, it is important to always make sure you clean your mouth whenever possible. When assessing your dietary choices, always make sure that you’re eating foods… Read more »